November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #3 specific example – Vikings in North America

Text: Bruce Bower. Science News.”Vikings lived in North America by at least the year 1021.” https://www.sciencenews.org/article/vikings-north-america-date-newfoundland Extract: “Vikings inhabited North America exactly 1,000 years ago, a new study finds. Counting tree rings reveals that wooden objects previously found at an archaeological site on Newfoundland’s northern peninsula were made from trees Read more…

November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #5 specific example – blasphemy charges in Pakistan

Text: Shweta Sharma. “Imran Khan to face blasphemy charges after new Pakistan PM called a ‘traitor’ and ‘thief’ in Saudi Arabia.” Independent. https://www.independent.co.uk/asia/south-asia/imran-khan-blasphemy-case-shehbaz-sharif-b2069341.html Excerpt: “Imran Khan has been booked under Pakistan’s blasphemy law along with 150 others after the country’s new prime minister Shehbaz Sharif was met with abusive language Read more…

November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #6 specific example – cave paintings found in Alabama

Text: Art News. “The Largest Cave Drawings in North America Have Been Found in Alabama.” https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/cave-drawings-spirits-archaeology-1234627524/ Extract: “The largest cave drawings in North America have been discovered in Alabama, according to a study by Jan F. Simek, Stephen Alvarez, and Alan Cressler in the archaeology journal Antiquities. The five large figures discovered include three Read more…

November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #1 specific example – Japan’s Defence Ministry and language

Text: The Japan News. “Japan’s Defense Ministry uses multiple languages in battle for public opinion.” https://japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/politics/government/20220506-25612/ Extract: “To strengthen its response to “intelligence warfare,” the Defense Ministry has been working to transmit messages in multiple languages, including Chinese and Korean, when posting information related to its defense cooperation and joint Read more…